WHAT BIKE IS
BEST FOR ME?
18/10 PALMERSTON NORTH
15/11 NELSON / MARLBOROUGH
SHOULD I GET A KX MODEL?
KX models are our high-performance competition models. The KX brand is the winningest brand with more victories than any other manufacturer in AMA Motocross and Supercross series.
The KX XC range for 2021 model year introduces 2 new models to the KX lineup. These models are heavily based on the motocross bikes and have undergone numerous changes to make them suited to cross-country racing. These changes include an 18″ rear wheel, side stand, revised engine mapping, revised suspension settings, wiring loom, cross-country tyres, skid plate and revised gearing.
…OR A KLX MODEL?
KLX models are our trail-orientated funbike models. These modern 4-stroke bikes are built strong for hours of riding and trail bashing fun.
The KLX models are lower-powered, quieter and require less maintenance than the high-performance competition KX range. For example, the KLX110R (112cc 4-stroke) is lower powered and easier to ride than the KX65 (64cc 2-stroke) motocross model.
All KLX models are equipped with electric start and side stands with some models that are able to be lowered to suit growing kids or to help with confidence when starting out.
7-12 YEARS – LEARNER
The KLX110R Auto and KLX110R Manual are the perfect learner bikes for the 7-12 year range or even older! Low maintenance, great resale value and built strong, the KLX110R range is the obvious choice to start out on 2 wheels.
KLX110R L Manual pictured
Lower seat height, adjustable throttle (limits speed while learning) and an auto clutch make the KLX110R the perfect bike for learning without adding a manual clutch to confuse the process. Although more engine capacity than the 2-stroke KX65 of a similar seat height, the KLX110R with 4-stroke engine is a much less powerful and predictable bike to learn on.
Taller seat height, adjustable throttle (limits speed while learning) and a manual clutch make the KLX110R L the next step up for the confident young rider ready to handle a manual clutch. More travel in the suspension allow more difficult terrain to be tackled.
9 YEARS & OLDER – LEARNER
The KLX140R comes in 3 sizes and even has a lowering link available that makes it as low as the next lowest model in the KLX range. Fitting the lowering link takes 20 minutes and is reversible. For example, the KLX140R (Small Wheel) can be lowered to the same seat height as the KLX110R L!
Not only that but the KLX140R models feature electric start with a solid long-lasting battery, MX styled disc brakes front and rear, class-leading suspension (adjustable shock on the KLX140R L and F models) and other class-leading componentry all-round!
KLX140R Small Wheel pictured
14″ rear and 17″ front wheel make the KLX140R the smallest in the KLX140R lineup and it packs all the features of the bigger KLX140R models (excluding adjustable rear shock). The class-leading perimeter frames increases its stability and provides a very predictable and smooth ride. Aimed at riders 9-14 years old.
The 16″ rear and 19″ front wheel make the KLX140R L the middle option in the 140 range. Upgraded adjustable rear suspension add to the premium trail-orientated ride. Aimed at riders 11-16 years old
The KLX140R F is the full-size option featuring 18″ rear and 21″ wheels usually found on full-size trail and enduro models. Other full-size trail bikes usually feature bigger engines and are much heavier as a result.
The KLX140R L is popular among learner adult riders looking for a lightweight motorcycle with low maintenance and is manageable on the trails yet capable of tackling ruts and obstacle. Longer swingarm and adjustable rear shock make the full-size version even more stable. Aimed for riders 14 years and older.
14 YEARS & OLDER – LEARNER
14 YEARS & OLDER – INTERMEDIATE
270mm front brake and 240mm rear brake (the same size as flagship KX450 model) to stop with predictable power. 3-way adjustable USD forks and adjustable shock round out the package. A large 7.9L fuel tank paired with its frugal fuel injection system make stopping for fuel is much less frequent.
17 YEARS & OLDER – INTERMEDIATE
7-12 YEARS – ADVANCED
As one of the top mini-motocrossers in its class, the KX65 provides the potential for early racing success. Watercooled high-performance 2-stroke high performance engine with motocross suspension and duel disc brakes propel the KX65 to the podium.
With a high performing, liquid-cooled 64cc engine, the KX65 delivers the kind of high-end punch that you’d expect from a green machine, yet also aims to deliver strong low and mid-range performance with a wide, manageable powerband. Long travel suspension and front and rear disc brakes undoubtedly make the KX65 one of the best equipped bikes in its category.
8-16 YEARS – ADVANCED
KX85 motorcycles bring Kawasaki’s proven performance to the amateur ranks. Proportionate power of the 84cc 2-stroke watercoooled engine and race-ready technology grant young racers the championship-winning advantage they need to sharpen their skills. With a high performing engine and race ready suspension, adjustable handlebar positioning and slim bodywork, the KX85 is the bike to beat! The KX85 is available in 2 versions, small wheel and big wheel so that your mini-racer can advance through the ranks.
KX85 II Big Wheel pictured
14″ rear and 17″ front wheel feature on the KX85 I small wheel model. The watercooled 84cc 2-stroke engine uses pre-mixed fuel and features KIPS, a powervalve that changes the shape of the engines cylinder ports at different engine speeds to offer useable bottom-end power and make it easier to ride faster for longer.
The KX85 II Big wheel not only features larger 16″ and 19″ wheels but also has a revised chassis and swingarm to offer more stability to mini-racers steppiong up to the BW.
14 YEARS & OLDER – ADVANCED
KX250 XC model pictured
17 YEARS & OLDER – ADVANCED
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